Vineyard Foreman/Woman (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Petite Riviere Vineyards (

  Crousetown, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia

Job Duties

Under the direction of Vineyard Management, we are looking for a Vineyard Foreman/woman to join our team. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Co-ordinate, assign and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Supervise, monitor and enforce procedures to maintain crop health and welfare
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Supervise maintenance of infrastructure, equipment, and supplies
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Ensure farm safety, food safety and security and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Control of work functions performed at various locations and reporting findings to management
  • Onboarding of new employees with procedural training in work safety, processing techniques and sustainability measures
  • Record keeping of employee hours after final sign off from Management
  • Responsible for ensuring proper seasonal condition measures and controls are in place (i.e. frost control, etc.)
  • May assist with loading and unloading of materials as needed at different locations
  • May assist with minor repairs and preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • May operate all equipment on the farm including as needed
  • Cross-functional duties as required in our departments – assistance with bottling, cellar or vineyard.

Education required

Minimum of college certificate/degree in agriculture/plant sciences or equivalent on the job training.

Skills required

Ability to operate and maintain agricultural equipment including tractor, sprayer or duster and fertilizer applicator.

Ability to supervise staff, perform general farm duties, maintain work records and logs, hire and train staff.

Experience required

One year of experience in a vineyard/winery setting, working with grapes

Language required

English required.



Job Type:

Permanent, Full-time; 35-45 hours per week

Location of Work

Crousetown, Nova Scotia

Contact Information

[email protected]




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